- 25-year-old man in Kajaido allegedly defiled a four-year-old girl.
- The suspect is in police custody awaiting arraignment in court.
A 25-year-old man is in police custody awaiting to be arraigned in court for allegedly defiling a four-year-old girl.
Police have told the media that the suspect coaxed the minor to accompany him when she was out playing with friends.
The minor’s mother says she hardly lets the girl out of her sight. “On that day my daughter’s friend came to play and I left them playing to go sell bhajia in the neighbourhood.
Upon realising that the child was missing, her mother reported the matter to the police. The suspect was nabbed by Kajiado residents who beat him to a pulp before being handed over to the police. He was identified by the children who were playing with the girl.
Both the suspect and victim underwent medical tests to determine whether the minor had been defiled and if she was assaulted by the suspect. The girl is admitted in Kajiado Referral Hospital where she is receiving treatment.
Investigations on the matter have commenced, the suspect’s DNA samples have been taken to the government laboratory for further evaluation. If found guilty, he faces life imprisonment.